For the first time, FC Dallas will have their season opener on Saturday, April 17, which is the latest the soccer team's season has started a season in 26 seasons.
This also marks the eighth time the franchise will have its home opener in April. The last time was in 2007.
The team has held a home opener record of 14-4-7 and has not experienced a single loss during their first home game since 2010.
This year, FC Dallas will play against the Colorado Rapids, with a 25-8-6 record in DFW and 34-24-17 all-time in league matches against the team.
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The game will be the first time since 2013 FC Dallas played against the Rapids, the first two times a win for the Dallas team and the last time resulting in a draw.
The game will take place at Toyota Stadium at 7 p.m. with representation from MTX. D-FW fans can broadcast it through the FCDTV Network and those outside the Dallas-Fort Worth market can broadcast it on ESPN+.
The next game will be FC Dallas' first away game of the season against the San Jose Earthquakes, broadcasted on Univision on April 24 at 2:30 p.m.
The remaining FC Dallas games will be announced at a later date.
Tickets will go on sale here once the remainder of the 2021 schedule is released.